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2010-01-19 16:11:00

PELLA, Iowa, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Events across the U.S. and Canada in 2010 will help those in the design, building and remodeling industries build their business skills and help feed the hungry. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/register-now-for-the-pro-expotm-presented-by-pella-82086542.html U.S. and Canadian sports venues will spring into action Feb. 2 through May 13 as The Pro Expo presented by Pella...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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